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One-Liner Wednesday — Zoo

“How can you not want to go to South Africa? The pictures are incredible! It’s so beautiful! They have giraffes and penguins in the same place!” “So do we,” The Mister retorted. “I DON’T MEAN THE ZOO!”   One-Liner Wednesday … Continue reading

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Goodness, It’s Good

People be like, “I’m going to Disney World!” and I be like, “I’m going to HME’s!” Well, I am later today. First I’ll get caught up with my online stuffs. Then I have to wrap up packing, which is basically … Continue reading

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Hell is Behind St Lawrence Church

Last month I wrote about taking Moo’s friend Betsy home and how her neighborhood is all windy-dindy. Robin asked me why I don’t know a shortcut to Betsy’s house. I started to explain, and ended up telling her that when … Continue reading

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That Time I Almost Became A Semi-Sandwich

I have often alluded to one of my PTSD incidents, the one regarding driving in the rain at night, but I questioned whether I’d ever write about it publicly. Manee wrote a post that triggered my wretched anxiety about it, … Continue reading

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But So Beautiful

Ah, Lido Beach Sarasota. It could have been anywhere. We had vacation before our vacation, in-between our vacations, and after our vacation. What we didn’t do was hurry. Sarasota was lovely, all over, even if I’m not good at sitting around … Continue reading

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The Fish Face Laughs No More

If you ask my children, I am the meanest mother in the world for making them wear sunscreen and hats, but especially sunscreen. While we were in Florida, especially with my parents, I saw many versions of us. You could … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors — McGuire’s Irish Pub

If I could only make one stop in Pensacola, it’d be McGuire’s Irish Pub. I just love this place. I’ve been there five or six times now, and it’s always delicious, so yes, the locals eat there, too. It’s Florida, … Continue reading

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Ft. Pickens

I’d spent quite a bit of time in the Pensacola area, so there were a few places I wanted to revisit, specifically a beach and a pub, which sounds Florida-typical, non? But I promise you this beach and this pub … Continue reading

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When the Bull Runs Wild

The problem with writing about vacation is that it’s hard to organize little vignettes when you’re still processing the trip overall. I think we should start with the bad stuff and get that outta the way. We had “beautiful weather.” … Continue reading

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The Trauma of Upcoming Fun

Shopping and gathering, done. Phew! Tiny cross body purse so no one can make me carry a goddamn thing So help me God, if The Mister hands me a single receipt, I will imagine shoving it down his throat and I will be ripping … Continue reading

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